Something Else! Interviews

Something Else! Interview: Singer Kosi

Something Else! Interview: Singer Kosi

Akosua Gyebi is a singer with a wondrous voice and range. Her latest release One More Cup Of Coffee received some great reviews, and she is steadfastly making inroads into the music industry.

Something Else! Interview: Jim Weider of the Band

Something Else! Interview: Jim Weider of the Band

Woodstock native Jim Weider got to live out a musician’s dream, having been a fan of the Band at the turn of the 1970s before eventually joining Levon Helm, Rick Danko and Garth Hudson from 1985-99.

Something Else! Interview: Davey Payne of the People Band and the Blockheads

“I believe there is a divine music; it goes on, it’s automatic, without anger, greed, lust, attachment and egoism.”

Something Else! Interview: Markus Reuter on Robert Fripp, Crimson ProjeKCt, Stick Men and Ian Boddy

Something Else! Interview: Markus Reuter on Robert Fripp, Crimson ProjeKCt, Stick Men and Ian Boddy

You’ll need an Outlook calendar to keep up with Markus Reuter these days. The composer/guitarist has just released his latest forward-thinking ambient release with Ian Boddy, even as he preps for more dates with the Crimson ProjeKCt

Something Else! Interview: Saxophonist Mats Gustafsson

Something Else! Interview: Saxophonist Mats Gustafsson

Mats Gustafsson is bonkers — and I mean that in the most flattering way possible.

Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

The release this week of Disconnected in New York, a nervy live rethinking of Los Lobo’s ever-intriguing catalog, has given long-time member/producer Steve Berlin a chance to reflect.

‘A mark that no one will ever make again’: Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison

‘A mark that no one will ever make again’: Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison

For members of the Fab Faux, the music of the Beatles still holds a talismanic intrigue. Some 15 years into their career as loving interpreters, the magic remains.

Cool cover of Jackson 5′s ‘I Want You Back’ propels Lake Street Dive to spotlight ahead of LEAF

On a Boston sidewalk, the brassy, sassy combo Lake Street Dive tears into an acoustic soul cover of the Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back.”

‘It was humbling and overwhelming’: The Blockheads are thriving despite loss of Ian Dury

And they are back! Finally, after several years in the wilderness that is self-funding and steadily working at live gigs, the Blockheads have made a return with a new album shortly due to be released

‘A very positive time, actually’: Flurry of activity, recognition has followed passing of Levon Helm

‘A very positive time, actually’: Flurry of activity, recognition has followed passing of Levon Helm

Even as Levon Helm Memorial Boulevard was officially dedicated last week in New York’s Ulster County, the late Band drummer and vocalist’s concert space was a flurry of musical activity